The DSK scandal so far has not driven a wedge between France and the US and not resuscitated the age-old reflexes of anti-Americanism. For those who tried to exploit it, it did not pay off. French anti-Americanism ain't what it used to be!
The arrest of the IMF head on assault charges brings to light some very interesting issues. First, the maid was apparently black, and just yesterday a psychologist from the London School of Economics said black women were not attractive.
The case will be news for weeks but today, this should be front-page: the word of a young woman with no money and no political power was taken seriously in her allegation of sexual assault by one of the most influential men in the world.